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Unedited footage from "Potato Masher", 1985 December 15

Bankemper, Joan


Item Information

Title: Unedited footage from "Potato Masher"

Date: 1985 December 15

Physical Details: 1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. ; 38 min., 46 sec.

Description: Video includes footage of Scarpitta in front of a tank wearing a metal soldier's helmet, shots of tanks. The video also includes sounds of wolves howling, bat noises, ship sonar, artillery, a phone ringing, and Scarpitta making machine gun noises.

Tape label reads "Aberdeen, Sal making tank sounds"

Creator: Bankemper, Joan

Forms part of: Salvatore Scarpitta papers, 1934-2011

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Joan Bankemper and Salvatore Scarpitta. Unedited footage from "Potato Masher", 1985 December 15. Salvatore Scarpitta papers, 1934-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 19357